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Description: Map is ink on paper. Map shows plat of the town of Munnomunne, the Fox River, farm lots, and an established highway. The map is signed by "J.D. Doty, Propr...
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
Date: 1820 ca.
Description: Map of the Northwestern Territories of the United State showing the track pursued by the Expedition in 1820.
Description: The reverse side of the Green Bay treaty, August 18, 1821. The treaty is signed by the chiefs of the six Indian nations for the possession of lands near th...
Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.
Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
Description: This map shows waterways, trails, settlements, Indian villages, and boundaries. The map includes text in the lower left with excerpts from Indian land trea...
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
Date: 1823 ca.
Description: First church in Green Bay.
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Date: 1821 ca.
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
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